After the Pakistani citizenry looked forward to the result of the no-trust vote. Imran Khan took the resignation of 145 MNAs (Members of the National Assembly) a day before the vote. The Deputy Speaker of the Pakistani Parliament had dismissed the no-trust motion citing ‘Foreign Conspiracy’. PM Imran Khan has urged the people to prepare for fresh elections.
Pakistan’s former prime minister, Imran Khan, resigned as a member of the National Assembly ahead of the election for country’s new leader. Earlier, Imran Khan said that he would not sit in the National Assembly with ‘thieves’.
“No one can elect as Prime Minister a man who has 16 billion and 8 billion rupees of corruption cases on his record. We will resign,” Imran Khan said on Twitter.
Former Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed confirmed the decision. Sitting in the assembly would strengthen the Leader of the Opposition, Shehbaz Sharif, and therefore, they have decided to resign.
Imran Khan attended the parliamentary party meeting. Who endorsed his suggestion and said he would visit Peshawar on Wednesday. Rasheed said Imran Khan would give a call every Sunday for people to take action against foreign conspiracies.
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Resignation of all 145 members of the National Assembly
After the Pakistani citizenry looked forward to the result of the no-trust vote. Imran Khan took the resignation of 145 MNAs (members of the National Assembly) a day before the vote.
PM Imran Khan had already accepted the resignations of 145 MNAs earlier on Saturday at the Parliamentary meeting, even before facing the no-trust vote on Sunday.
PTI MNA Murad Saeed submitted his resignation to the Speaker of the National Assembly as the first member of his party to do so.
Radio Pakistan reported earlier that the PTI held a parliamentary party meeting at Parliament House in Islamabad. Imran Khan presided over the meeting.
Today, Pakistan’s parliament will elect a new prime minister after a no-confidence vote ousted Khan in the National Assembly.
On Saturday night, the National Assembly voted on the no-confidence motion against the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, with 174 members voting in favor of the motion.